[Diagnosis and therapy of idiopathic Parkinson's disease].

  title={[Diagnosis and therapy of idiopathic Parkinson's disease].},
  author={Heinz Reichmann},
  journal={MMW Fortschritte der Medizin},
  volume={Spec no. 2},
  pages={54, 56-8, 60-1}
The diagnosis of idiopathic Parkinson's disease is based on a thorough clinical examination with demonstration of the presence of bradykinesia, as well as tremor, rigidity, postural instability and hyposmia. Symptomatic forms and atypical Parkinson syndrome should be ruled out. Nuclear medical analyses of the dopamine metabolism and the dopamine receptors… CONTINUE READING